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  • Koons, L.; Riley, Jack G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977)
    Twenty-four Kansas feedyards with 432,000 head capacity participated in a survey on operation procedures. The survey covered five areas: processing, animal health, rations, facilities, and marketing. Methods differed most ...
  • Walker, Charles E.; Drouillard, James S.; Nagaraja, T. G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    Three experiments were conducted to determine effects of ractopamine-HCl, sold under the trade name Optaflexx, on rumen fermentation. In experiment 1, fermentative gas production was measured in vitro to determine the ...
  • Milton, C.T.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1995)
    One hundred medium-growth potential, crossbred yearling steers (766 lb) were used to identify the optimal level of urea in finishing diets, based on growth and carcass traits. The corn-base d diets had no urea o r ...
  • Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Pulley, S.L.; Mellieon, H.I.; Olson, K. C.; Johnson, Sandra K.; Grieger, David M.; Jaeger, John R.; Breiner, Ryan M. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2011)
    The 7-day CO-Synch + CIDR protocol is a popular ovulation-synchronization program used by cow-calf producers to facilitate artificial insemination (AI). A progesterone- impregnated controlled internal drug release (CIDR) ...
  • Raines, C.; Hunt, Melvin C.; Unruh, John A. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2008)
    It is widely accepted that meat color is the most important influencer of consumers’ meat purchasing decisions. Understanding how ground cow meat discolors is, and will continue to be, very important as a large influx of ...
  • Loe, E.R.; Corrigan, M.E.; Quinn, M.J.; Depenbusch, Brandon E.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2007)
    Rapid expansion of the fuel ethanol industry has increased availability of distillery byproducts. Distiller’s grains with solubles (DGS) are the predominant byproduct of fermenting grains to fuel ethanol. During this ...
  • Daubert, R.W.; Loe, E.R.; Sindt, J.J.; Fox, J.T.; Greenquist, M.A.; Corrigan, M.E.; Drouillard, James S.; Depenbusch, Brandon E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2005)
    A finishing trial was conducted using 637 heifers (initially 849 lb) to determine the optimal amount of wet sorghum distiller's grains with solubles (WDGS) in finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn. Dietary treatments ...
  • Miller, K.A.; Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    The cost of roughages is relatively high in comparison to their contribution of nutrients to feedlot diets. Widespread drought has affected roughage supplies in the cattle-feeding regions of the United States, further ...
  • Medina-Britos, M.A.; Richardson, A.M.; Lamb, G.C.; Hensley, B.A.; Marple, T.J.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S.; Johnson, Sandra K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2001)
    A multi-location study was conducted using suckled beef cows in Minnesota and Kansas to test the benefit of adding a source of progestin to the Cosynch ovulation synchronization protocol (injections of GnRH, 7 days ...
  • Grobbel, J.P.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Milliken, George A.; Hunt, Melvin C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2008)
    Several meat quality traits affect consumers’ overall purchase decisions and satisfaction with meat products, but color is the major factor affecting purchasing decisions. According to some researchers, tenderness is the ...
  • Grobbel, J.P.; Dikeman, Michael E.; Milliken, George A.; Hunt, Melvin C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2008)
    Case-ready meat provides many benefits, including quality and safety. Meat packaged in high-oxygen (HiO2) modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) has a desirable bright red display color but may have increased off- flavors ...
  • Lobaton-Sulabo, A.; Uppal, K.; Getty, Kelly J. K.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Harper, N.; Barry, B.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010)
    Following several outbreaks involving Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service required that processors of these ...
  • Lobaton-Sulabo, A.; Axman, T.; Getty, Kelly J. K.; Boyle, Elizabeth A. E.; Harper, N.; Uppal, K.; Barry, B.; Higgins, James J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010)
    Following several outbreaks involving Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service required that processors of these ...
  • McCollough, R.L.; Brent, B.E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972)
    Apparent coefficient of digestion (COD) was determined for eight hybrid sorghum grains and three hybrid corns named in Part I.
  • Freeman, A.S.; Coffey, K.P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1993)
    One hundred twenty-six crossbred steers and sixty-three crossbred heifers (704 lb BW) were used to evaluate the effects of energy supplementation on animal performance during grazing of endophyte-infected tall fescue ...
  • Hickman, P.S.; Brandt, Robert T., Jr.; Henricks, D.M.; Minton, J. Ernest; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1994)
    Forty, individually fed, yearling steers (750 lbs) were used to measure payout characteristics of different trenbolone acetate-containing implants and to correlate those characteristics to growth response. Treatments ...
  • Menzies, C.S.; Cox, R.F.; Deyoe, C.W.; Pfost, H.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1964)
    This test is a follow-up of the study reported on page 5 concerning the effects of form and heat treatment of rations on lamb feedlot performance.
  • Schalles, R.R.; Fleck, A.T.; Corah, L.R.; Kiracofe, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1979)
    Pelvic area had little influence on the number or severity of calving problems after size and condition of two-year-old first-calf heifers, sex and weight of their calf, and genetic background of the heifer and her ...
  • Kessen, T.J.; Sulpizio, M.J.; Spire, M.F.; Ethington, R.T.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2002)
    Three hundred and fifty-eight crossbred beef steers (average initial weight 701 lb) were fed finishing diets containing 0, 5, 10, or 15% full-fat corn germ to evaluate effects on growth performance and carcass chara ...
  • Riley, Jack G.; Fink, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1975)
    Chianina-X steers gained consistently during a 151-day finishing test and produced high yielding carcasses with 0.06 in. fat and 1.71 square of loin per hundred pounds of carcass. Average USDA quality grade was between ...